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Ohio Reports
Olander Lake, OH
2016-05-22
Fishing today with my daughter and the action was slow. Caught a couple small bluegill, but that was all. Using nightcrawlers and Gulp for trout. Noticed a few others around the lake catching a few he... [more]

Welcome to FishingNotes.com Tappan Lake fishing report page. Here you will find all the information you need to make the best decisions for today's fishing. Current weather including air temperature, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction are continuously updated throughout the day. Tappan Lake water temperature is one of the vital statistics included on this page. We also include the moon phase as full and new moons are generally better fishing times. Help in choosing what time to hit the water with daily sunrise and sunset times plus moon rise and moon set times. We would love to hear how your fishing trip went, feel free to share your days success on the community report page. Good luck and we hope you catch a full bag today!
State:
Ohio
Latitude:
40.336853
Maximum Depth (ft):
28
County:
Longitude:
-81.177291
Normal Elevation (ft):
0
Inpoundment Type:
Water Clarity:
1-3 ft
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
Surface Area (acres):
2131
Water Temp Factors:
Boat Limits:
Lake Management:
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Guest
2015-10-11
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
went out 10/10/15 for 3hrs, caught 6 crappie , 2 10\" long, 4 9\". using white curly tail jig tip with minnow,around 15 foot of water
Guest
2015-10-06
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature: 66
3 of us fished 5 days caught 12 fish, 2 days no bites at all 3 keepers.
Guest
2015-05-02
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 4
Water Temperature: 58
Water Temp 58 Degrees (confirmed from a dude on a fishing boat) Depth of water 11-18 Feet (confirmed with a depth finder) Caught 7 lb - 25 in. Channel Catfish Bluegills and Crappies are still not biting ...at least not for me. Chicken Livers as bait Still searching for the 10 lb + Lunkers!
Guest
2015-04-14
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 54
Catfishing with Chicken livers. Caught 2 Catfish roughly 2.5 lbs. ea. Using Maggots for bluegill and crappie, Didn\'t catch anything on those. Tappan lake is currently the highest I have ever seen it. The water level is almost road height. Super muddy water right now also. I\'m still looking for bigger Catfish!
Guest
2014-05-28
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature:
Played in the rain today and trolled some. Caught numerous white bass and a few saugeye using rapala ultralight crankbaits #3 in clown & blue/silver color. Trolled closer to shore then normal. No sun burn today...
Tappan Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
3.5
Tappan Lake Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
At 57 degree water temperature largemouth bass fishing is in pre-spawn now. It's time to get fishing. Female bass are going to be moving up to the spawning beds. Male largemouth bass will be starting to build the spawning nests in protected coves. Bass prefer to spawn in weedy and woody cover deep in coves that will be protected from the wind and other elements. This is the best time to catch the lake record bass. The female bass will be feeding until they reach the beds and start the spawn. The smaller male bass will be attacking lures also. It is on like donkey kong!!! Hit the water NOW, we can?t believe you are reading this and not fishing right now. GET OUT!!
Tappan Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
2.5
Tappan Lake Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With the water temperature at 57 degrees smallmouth bass fishing is ready to heat up for spring. The bass will be starting to move into their spawning area. Smallmouth bass will generally spawn on rock and gravel bottoms that are protected from the elements. It's time to get fishing and look for staging bass in deeper water.
Tappan Lake Crappie Rating:
3.5
Tappan Lake Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie should be getting ready to spawn. Stay out in deeper water and look for schools. Schooling shad will be harder to find with this water temperature so when you find it, stay on it. Crappie schools will be breaking up quite a bit getting ready for the spawn. Also try fishing shallower with small crank baits and spinners on the warm banks with direct sunlight. This is a great time to be on the water.
Tappan Lake Walleye Rating:
3
Tappan Lake Walleye Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The walleye are coming off of the spawn now. Fish will be feeding very more aggressive making up for lost time eating during the spawn. Walleye will start moving back to their typical structure of choice and should be getting into the lake flats and deep structure. It?s time to hit the water. This may be the best water temperature to be on the water. There shouldn?t be too many fishermen on the water this early and there are many species that are hitting their prime water temperatures to be biting very well. Have fun today!
Tappan Lake Catfish Rating:
4
Tappan Lake Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Caught a 30lb a32lb a33lb and
a 37lb flathead in the last two
weeks. Biat live bluegill on
surface of water at nigjt. Also
many channel cat over 5lb.
Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The catfish family comprises of blue catfish, flathead catfish and channel catfish. Since catfish are warm water fish, they arenít going to be very active in this water temperature. They will still be feeding, but catfish will only be found very deep and feeding very slowly. Your best bet is give some of the more active fish species in your lake a shot until the cats are active again.
Tappan Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
3
Tappan Lake Spotted Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Spotted bass fishing is ready to heat up for spring. The bass will be starting to move into their spawning area. Spotted bass will generally spawn on rock and gravel bottoms that are protected from the elements. It?s time to get fishing and look for staging bass in deeper water.
Tappan Lake White Bass Rating:
3.5
Tappan Lake White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Creek chubs 4in or 5in long use a bobber have the hook 2 or 3 feet from your bobber.
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White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Tappan Lake Striped Bass Rating:
2
Tappan Lake Striped Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Creek chubs are the best bet for white bass. Use a bobber have the hook 2 feet from your bobber.
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Striped Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):

Current Lunar Fishing Tip:

The crescent moon will have better gravitational pull than a gibbous or half moon. However the affects of the moons gravitational will be decreased since the sun and moon aren't pulling in conjunction with one another. It's time to pay close attention to the other fishing factors in the weather to make the best decision for hitting the water.

Sunrise:

06:00 EST

Sunset:

20:45 EST

Moon Phase:


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